About 86 per cent of the funds -- $66 billion of the $76 billion-were channeled through the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
(ASFF), which was set up in 2005, according to the report.
Meanwhile the Senate Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 which authorizes the budget request of $7.7 billion for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
. This includes funding to build logistical, airlift, intelligence and other key enablers for the Afghan security forces to take over security throughout Afghanistan by December 2014.
One example of this is the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
. As the Joint Staff lead for this authority, the J8 Contingency Branch delivers critical analysis and support to OSD in the execution of this program as well as the development of critical documentation for congressional engagement and oversight reporting.
Iraq Security Forces Fund and Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
The Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
should be given greater flexibility.
* Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
: $12.8 billion (up 10.16 percent).
The Senate Armed Services Committee said providing for the use of the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
to build the capacity of the government in Kabul, guard force responsible for replacing private security contractors in protecting development projects and convoys across Afghanistan.
Once the security assistance officer knows what to order, he must plug the information into the Afghanistan security forces fund
, which funds our "pseudo FMS" cases to buy equipment, training, and sustainment.
Passed by the Senate Armed Services Committee, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for year 2013 provides the money for using Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
to build the capacity of the Afghan government guard force replacing private security contractors in protecting development projects and convoys across Afghanistan.
Consistent with recommendations of military commanders, the bill cuts id="mce_marker".6 billion from the budget request for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
to a level of id="mce_marker"1.2 billion for building the capacity of the Afghan National Army and police.
** Completed emergency implementation of $116 million in appropriated funds (Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
and Iraq Security Forces Fund) through FMS cases